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Free flu clinic offered at Madison College

Free flu clinic offered at Madison College

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

October 14, 2020

The free Student Flu Clinic has opened at Madison College. The first clinic opened at Truax health building on Sept. 29, and to this date there have been four total opportunities for students to get a flu shot at Truax, Portage, Reedsburg, and Fort Atkinson campuses. There will still be four ...

Still here for you

Student Program Advisor Ellie Rome helps students check into the Truax building.

Cassandra Cullen, Radio Production Manager

September 2, 2020

With COVID-19 changing the way classes are attended, the services offered to students have changed, too. Though some will be remote only, like counseling services, there will be limited in-person contact with others who aren’t attending virtually. These include advising, financial aid, and career se...

Classes take different form due to COVID-19 for Fall 2020 

Anica Graney, Editor in Chief 

September 2, 2020

Under normal circumstances, the first day back to school would consist of most students flocking towards education buildings ready to greet their teachers and peers as a new semester begins. The small percentage of students taking online classes also begins with virtual greetings from the comfort of home. ...

WolfPack athletes honored with online celebrations

Madison College athletics digital banquet announcement.

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

The 55th annual Madison College athletic awards banquet was supposed to be on April 22, but due to the coronavirus pandemic this year’s awards banquet looked a little different than the past.   This year’s banquet was done all online and went from May 4-8.  The athletic department put...

Passion for baseball started with T-ball, has grown since

Christina Gordon, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

When I was 6-years-old, my T-ball coach told me “as soon as I put the ball down you swing as hard as you can” so I listened to him. The next thing you heard was PING, you would have thought that I just hit a monster homerun.  But nope, not a homerun. I just hit my coach Steve Coon straight in...

Real-life ‘Frozen’ not much fun

Madison College's Truax Campus sits nearly empty after an early dismissal on a day in January due to extreme wind chills.

Andrew Kicmol & Katie Paape, Editor in Chief & News Editor

February 5, 2019

It’s been an unusual winter so far, with a warmer December and then a record setting freeze in late January. You may have noticed but the building has had some trouble staying open in the first two weeks. Madison College was closed for four of the first nine days of the semester due to weather. In...

MEET THE PACK

Profiles of WolfPack athletes

November 21, 2018

MEN’S BASKETBALL A returning starter on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Sean Suchomel started 18 games for the WolfPack last year and played in 29. He averaged 9.4 points, 6 rebounds and a team-high 4.4 assists. This year, the guard has played in all six games. He averages 13.5 points and h...

Wolves Share

Madison College Student Senate President Steven Ansorge volunteers at River Food Pantry

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2018

The fair is part of an initiative called Wolves Share and put together by a united effort from a food insecurity impact team.

10-year facilities plan to be presented this fall

Madison College building under construction

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018

With over a year of strategic collaboration, the Facilities Planning Investment Council will be presenting to the college community, including the Board of Trustees, the final Facilities Master Plan this fall. This comprehensive and adaptable plan, with a breadth that spans 10 years int...

Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Kaitlin Satern moves in to steal the ball from an opponent

Staff Report

September 12, 2018

It is a new season, but it has been the same result so far for the Madison College women’s soccer team – dominating win after dominating win. The WolfPack has played three matches through Sept. 8, winning all three and outscoring its opponents by a whopping total of 22-1. ...

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Textbooks rest on shelves at the Madison College bookstore until un-eager students line up to purchase them

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Textbooks are a necessary evil when it comes to higher education. They can be a burden by their sheer mass and volume students’ must lug around. But they can often be a burden by the steep price tags they carry as well. That’s why this semester, the Student Senate will hold a referendum vote that would establish a separate fee to finance a com...

Parking rules will be strictly enforced

Metered parking lots at the Truax Campus are meant for short-term visitors. Students should use the main lots.

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

If you have not yet experienced the madness that is parking at Madison College-Truax, you are in for a rude awakening. When planning a commute to campus, new students often fail to account for the time it takes to find a place to park, hike to the building, and navigate through the 3-D maze of rooms...

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